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Changing Chicago project photographs by Ciurej/Lochman, 1987-1988.

Images show suburban architecture and landscapes taken by a two-person team, Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman. The stark b&w photographs focus on corporate buildings, farm fields, subdivision housing, and structures found in Chicago's newer west and northwest suburbs, including Buffalo Grove, D...

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Charles Loomis Harmon papers

Account ledgers (25 vol.), letter books (5 vol.), financial records, correspondence, and other records of Charles Harmon's business and investments, primarily Harmon & Loomis Company, a wholesale and retail grocery and drygoods firm. Ledgers list customer names and the sale of sundries including ...

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John Horn, Merchant Tailor, records

Three account books (vol. 1, 1853-1854; vol. 2 , 1854-1869; vol. 3, 1860-1868) listing the clients, jobs, good ordered, repairs made, and detailed finances of John Horn, a tailor in Naperville (Ill.). Patrons of the tailor included Joseph Naper, who settled Naperville in 1831.

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Morris Sleight papers, 1834-1837 & 1850-1854; 1953.

Letters, diaries or journals, and other papers of Morris Sleight. His early letters, mostly from the Chicago area to his wife Hannah in Hyde Park, N.Y., (12 items; 1834-1837), praise business opportunities in the area and describe living conditions, the hospitality of residents at Naper's Settlem...

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